9 daysActivity Level
ModerateOur moderate adventures are similar to our easy adventures, but you’ll spend more time on your feet.
8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 8 dinners
In addition to the fun and incredible experience of our Baja Multi-Sport family vacation, this family vacation includes whale-watching excursions that deliver an incredibly close view of these majestic giants breaching the surface. They are so close, in fact, that you may just get the chance to reach out and touch them!
Recommended Age: 6+
Whale Watching in Magdalena Bay
This is the best place and time in the world to witness the largest seasonal migration of gray whales, getting so close you may be able to pet a baby calf breaching the surface for the first time.
Visit a Friendly Sea Lion Colony
Take a boat out to a friendly sea lion colony at Isla Los Islotes and jump into the water with these curious and wonderful animals.
Hike Along a Cliff Top
Venture into the desert and hike along a cacti strewn cliff top until reaching the beautiful blue sea and delicious picnic.
Explore Todos Santos
The quaint town is quintessential Baja, embodying the culture of the peninsula in every fashion from its architecture to its music to its food.
Snorkel in the Sea of Cortez
Aptly nicknamed the “Aquarium of the World,” we’ll take you to snorkel in a diverse and beautiful tropical underwater paradise, seeing some of the most colorful fish in the world.
Fly to Baja
Horseback Ride on the Beach
Enjoy a ride on an endless stretch of beach, learning from our guide about Baja ranching culture and wildlife as we ride. Keep an eye out gray whales, humback whales, sea turtles and different birds as we ride!
Los Cerritos Surfing Lesson
Earn full bragging rights by catching a wave on the spectacular crescent of sand, Los Cerritos, following instructor Mario’s MIST guideline: Mario’s Infallible Surf Technique. You’re guaranteed to Hang 10!
Friends Across Borders: Palapa Society
Visit the Palapa Society, a Mexican nonprofit that has been servicing the children of Todos Santos for more than a decade. We’ll have the opportunity to volunteer as language mentors with the Bridge-to-English program and then have a fun piñata party with everyone!
Take a clifftop hike above the shoreline for spectacular views of stark sand contrasted against vibrant sea, watching for resident sea lions, birds, and whales along the way.
Balandra Bay Kayaking
Kayak the calm waters of Balandra Bay, surrounded by magnificent rock formations, mangrove thickets and plentiful marine life. Then play or relax on the beach, said to be one of the most beautiful in the entire country!
Los Islotes Swimming with Sea Lions
Imagine the delight of your kids as they watch the underwater antics of playful sea lions during a snorkeling excursion in Los Islotes. The sea lions are friendly and will come right up to your family to say hello!
Magdalena Bay Whale Watching
Take a boat through magnificent Magdalena Bay, where we’ll have a good chance to see mother whales frolicking with their calves, which may even swim up to our boat for us to reach out and pet! We might even spot some dolphins or sea lions swimming around as well!
Depart / Arrive home
Dates & Prices
02/16-02/24Adult $3790Teen $3790Child $3590
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$300 for children under 12 sharing with 2 adults
If you are a returning Thomson guest, please subtract $500 per family from these prices.
All entrance fees, accommodations based on two to a room, land transportation, private bilingual guide throughout, all meals, bottled water & snacks in the vehicle.
Thomson Family Adventures will attempt to adhere to this itinerary and its hotels as much as possible. However, certain conditions (political, climatic, environmental, cultural, or availability) may necessitate changes in the accommodations.
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